Tech Q&A: Making Google Calendar sync with Android tablet, phone
Q: I having trouble syncing the Google Calendar across three devices, a Dell Windows 10 desktop PC, a Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet computer and a Samsung Galaxy A50 phone.A new calendar event entered on the PC or tablet shows up on all the devices, but a new event added on the phone doesn’t show up on the other two. However, a calendar event deleted on the phone is deleted from the other two. What should I do?— Bob Lockwood, New Brighton, Minn.A: Syncing the Google Calendar between a PC and two Android devices can be complicated, because the Android settings can interfere. Here are the settings...
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Pixel 5 (and 4a 5G) test: Not the phone you want but the one you need
Google's smartphones used to be some of the most expensive on the market. Now, the Pixels have quit the rat race for the fastest chip, highest resolution and biggest camera array, and have made a decent and affordable phone that nails the software."What the world doesn't seem like it needs right now is another 1,000-dollar phone," said Google's hardware boss Rick Osterloh, clearly outlining his company's plans during the Pixel 5 presentation earlier in October.In practice, that means several sacrifices that might seem painful to some, but won't be that noticeable to most. In other words, it mi...
US election will bring end of fundraising appeals - opinion
There are many, many reasons I will be happy to see this election end, and I expect you will, too. One of them is an end to the flood of fundraising appeals that inundate my email account, my phone and my snail mailbox.Their message can all be summed up in a single word: Gevalt.That’s sort of a Yiddish Chicken Little cry.Let me tell you at the outset that anyone appealing to you for a few dollars to sign a “birthday card” to a candidate, answer a questionnaire, compete for free trip to a Trump rally or a photo with your favorite candidate doesn’t give a hoot about any of that. What they want i...
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Find my phone: How to set up your smartphone so you'll always find it
(dpa) — Lost your smartphone? Don't worry, the device's location feature can help you find it. However, you have to make sure the feature is turned on at all times. Here's what you need to do.Apple devices: If you own an iPhone (iOS 13 or higher), go into Settings and tap on your name, then "Find My." Make sure "Find my iPhone" is turned on.You can also turn on "Enable Offline Finding" on the same screen. That allows you to find devices that aren't connected to wi-fi or a cellular network.Also on this screen, you can choose to turn on "Send Last Location," which automatically sends the phone's...
Suspect your phone's being monitored? Proceed with caution
Abusive, controlling behaviour by a partner can affect all parts of a victim's life - including their smartphone.With stalkerware, an abusive partner or stalker has access to everything that happens on the victim's laptop or mobile phone - they're even able to remotely control what happens on the device, according to German online safety initiative DsiN.A few indications that your smartphone might be infected with surveillance software include excessive data usage or a conspicuous drop in battery power, says the safety initiative.Any unfamiliar apps that were not installed by the user themself...
Sterling Holds Momentum though Brexit Weighs - 19 October 2020
The chief negotiators for the two teams will be continuing their discussions by phone, despite contrary news from the Prime Minister who had said that there seemed to be no point in further talks if the EU was unwilling to make any small concessions. One currency strategist said that there does still seem to be a slight chance for a deal that is spurring Pound demand.In London trading as of 11:05 am, the GBP/USD was trading at $1.3004, a gain of 0.7086% but a slide from the session peak of $1.30150. The EUR/GBP was lower at 0.9039 Pence, down 0.39%, with the pair ranging from a trough of 0.902...
The things they say:
"I knew it wasn't for me and I called her on the phone. We had just met a few months before that... And I said, 'I have a number one song for you', and of course she said, 'No you don't... Bring it by'. So I went to the studio that she was at and brought the cassette, put it in, turned it all the way up to 10, and she looked at me and said, 'OK, let's do it...' It's amazing what happened with that track. It sold so many millions and millions of copies." Lenny Kravitz is glad Madonna agreed to record his song Justify My Love.©2020 WENNProvided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
Jamie Lee Curtis:Chris Evans 'planned' his nude photo leak
Jamie Lee Curtis has joked Chris Evans “planned” his nude photo leak.The 39-year-old actor made headlines in September after he posted and quickly deleted a video on his Instagram Story in which he accidentally showed the camera roll on his phone, which included a picture of a penis.After realising his mistake, Chris quipped he had captured the “attention” of his followers to encourage US citizens to vote in the upcoming election.And now, his ‘Knives Out’ co-star Jamie Lee has jokingly suggested he made the blunder on purpose in order to use his platform to get people to vote.Speaking on ‘The ...
Ex-policeman arraigned for stealing phone
A 24-year-old dismissed police officer, Olayiwola Felix has been arraigned before an Osun State Magistrate Court, Osogbo, for allegedly stealing a phone and cash belonging to a police applicant.Police prosecutor Idoko John told the court that the suspect on August 24, 2020 at about 8:30pm at Nigeria police Headquarters Osogbo stole a bag containing one Tecno Camon 12 mobile phone, valued at N58,000 and N25,000 belonging to one Ajibola Bolaji, a police applicant.He pleaded not guilty, and Magistrate Modupe Awodele granted him bail.The case was adjourned till November 9, for hearing.
Huawei rivals Apple with ‘most powerful’ phone
Huawei Photo: Deng Zijun/GTGraphics: GTChinese tech giant Huawei will launch the much-anticipated Mate 40 - likely the last of its phones to be equipped with its proprietary Kirin chips - on October 22, while Apple is expected to launch its iPhone12 series on Wednesday.Industry players said the competition between the two major brands is more complicated amid the China-US technology battle, as Huawei's latest series will no doubt be snapped up as soon as it comes to market, and many dealers will be hoarding the new devices."Used to be an Apple fan, I'm afraid Apple started to lose appeal for m...